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Changing CD drive

I need to change the CD drive on a Gateway M250e. It will not boot from disk and I need to re-image it.

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    Meylissa Stanley Sep 17, 2008

    That is the first thing I did and it did not work. I think the drive itself is bad... I just cannot see how to get it apart and replace it.

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You need to press F2 or Del on boot up and the in the bios settings set the cdrom as first boot device, save settings and exit, then restart and the pc will look for your cd.

Press enter when prompted to boot from cd.

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